Fuel prices across India once again saw an upward jump on Saturday after remaining stable on Friday. In many cities, the price of petrol on Saturday breached the ₹100-mark. This is the seventh hike in fuel prices in July and the 39th hike since May 4.
The latest price notification issued by oil retailers showed petrol in Delhi got costlier by 35 paise while diesel increased by 26 paise. The price of petrol in the national capital now stands at ₹100.91 per litre while diesel costs ₹89.88 per litre.
In Mumbai, the prices of petrol and diesel per litre are at ₹106.93 and ₹97.46 respectively. In Kolkata, petrol touched ₹101.01 per litre while diesel costs ₹92.97 for each litre.